Let’s review: we say we feel guilty. Our brains process guilt with doing something wrong. If we have done something wrong, then we must work to make it right. Unfortunately, we haven’t REALLY done anything wrong so we find it’s impossible to make things right. Out of frustration, we simply try harder. And that is when we overreact.Continue reading “The Problem with Guilt #3: We Overreact”
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The Problem with Guilt #2: We Try to Make it Right
If we think we are guilty, then we believe we have done something wrong. When we do something wrong, we try to make it right. We make a mistake, we correct it. We break something, we replace it. We damage something, we pay to have it repair. These are all very cut & dry, very black & white. Unfortunately, most of the time when we feel guilty, we simply CAN’T make it right.Continue reading “The Problem with Guilt #2: We Try to Make it Right”
10 Real-Life Tricks for Creating a Calm, Peaceful Home
By now you should know I am ALL about helping you (& me!) reduce stress in our lives. One way I have always believed we can do this is by making our home a place where the entire family can find comfort, solace at the end of the day. You home should be a refuge from the outside world. Not necessarily a place where the family can “hide” from life but a retreat where all of you can be refreshed & renewed, enabled & empowered to face a new day.
Good Housekeeping agrees & offers these tips to help you create a calm & peaceful home. Enjoy!